Bont: Government’s gang reports not clowning around

In 2011, the FBI’s National Gang Intelligence Center Report identified the Juggalos — criminal-minded fans of the musical act Insane Clown Posse — of the as a “hybrid gang,” which was nebulously defined as a loosely organized group of individuals with multiple affiliations and a high propensity for random criminal activity. Juggalos are no longer classified as a gang.
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Bont: Taking a dramatic look at money laundering

Money laundering is transferring the proceeds of an unlawful activity by means and methods that are designed to conceal the nature or source of the money. 18 U.S.C. § 1956. The Bank Secrecy Act requires financial institutions in the United States to file a report for any deposit or withdrawal of more than $10,000. In evaluating liability for money laundering, there are two threshold issues to keep in mind. 
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